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Old 12-03-2003, 03:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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This is the description from a BMW website on the system.

The standard rollover safety system in the 1995 BMW 325i Convertible is comprised of two recessed aluminium bars fitted behind the rear-seat headrests and pre-tensioned by powerful springs. When the angle of the BMW changes and exceeds a certain point, the bars instantaneously move up by a maximum of 27 cm and then are held back by a dampened stopper mechanism just in front of the soft roof or hardtop. They remain securely in position for optimal safety

Can some guide me thru the reset procedure of Roll-Over Protection System on a 1995 BMW 325ic other than owners manual. And where to purchase tool to reset RPS.
Or can it be reset without tool?
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rollover protection?

im not sure exactly what it does, explain for me? maybe if i knew it by another name or process i can help you
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you need to roll the car back on to its wheels for it to turn off.

is this the for the convertible version?
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Old 12-03-2003, 06:03 AM   #4 (permalink)
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This is the description from a BMW website on the system.

The standard rollover safety system in the 1995 BMW 325i Convertible is comprised of two recessed aluminium bars fitted behind the rear-seat headrests and pre-tensioned by powerful springs. When the angle of the BMW changes and exceeds a certain point, the bars instantaneously move up by a maximum of 27 cm and then are held back by a dampened stopper mechanism just in front of the soft roof or hardtop. They remain securely in position for optimal safety
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ahhhhh, i think the dealer has to do that. i havent ever seen a reset tool for that
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How did you get those to deploy without totaling your ride?
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I met someone that had same car and had tool in his BMW tool kit.
thanks to the people that tried to help. I order my tool $29 from BMW dealer.
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good to know, now I know
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